Tag Archives: Birds of America

Collecting Guide: Oppenheimer Editions Audubon Prints

Since its inception in 1996, our publishing company Oppenheimer Editions has partnered with major institutions [...]

Exploring Early Methods of Specimen Collection in Natural History Art

Have you ever wondered where the reference material for antique wildlife prints and paintings came [...]

Casualties of Fashion: The Contentious History of Plume Plundering

Though the idea of ornamenting oneself with a bird carcass may be a bit deterring [...]

Investigating Audubon’s 50 Best Watercolors

The Oppenheimer Editions Fine Art Prints of Audubon's Watercolors for The Birds of America

Interspecific Encounters in Audubon’s Birds of America

Picturing Combat between Different Species in Audubon's Prints

Audubon’s Miniature Folio – The Octavo Edition of Birds of America

A survey of the technical translation of Audubon’s work from the monumental to the miniature.

A Modernist Approach to Understanding a Selection of Prints from Audubon’s Birds of America

A Discussion of Spatial and Perspectival Distortion, Challenging the Confines of the Print Perimeter, and [...]

What are the differences between an Audubon Havell engraving and Bien Lithograph?

How to differentiate between John James Audubon's two Double-Elephant folio Editions of The Birds of [...]

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The East Asian Influence in Audubon’s Art

A consideration of the increasingly globalized trade networks of the 19th century and their impact [...]

The Controversy Surrounding Audubon’s ‘Bird of Washington’

A consideration of the complex and convoluted history of Audubon's unidentified rapacious species

Extinct Species in Audubon’s Birds of America

Among Audubon’s depictions of 489 species in his prodigious folio The Birds of America, a [...]

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A Guide to the Watermarks and Paper Types Found in Audubon’s Havell edition of The Birds of America

A brief overview of the J. Whatman Turkey Mill papermaking enterprise in relation to Audubon’s [...]

The Evolution of Audubon’s White-headed Eagle

The confluence of creative mechanisms behind Alexander Wilson and John James Audubon’s depictions of the [...]

Audubon’s Insects

An Investigation of the Bugs in Audubon’s Birds of America

Audubon’s Osprey

Audubon’s Osprey or Fish Hawk frequently makes its way into the top tier of Audubon’s [...]

Audubon Collecting Guide

An Overview of the Antique Original Editions of Audubon’s Birds of America

Audubon’s Havell Edition of the Raven and American Crow

Sensorial engagement and the challenging of object-viewer relations in Audubon's prints

Symbiosis of Art and Science in Audubon’s Pileated Woodpecker

The twofold nature of Audubon’s prints as both artistic and scientific is exemplified in his [...]

Exploring Audubon’s Woodcock – The Havell Edition

An analysis of Audubon's technical and creative approach to rendering the American Woodcock